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What seems like two years ago, I submitted a short essay to the Denver Post. To my delight, I heard back from them. They wrote that my essay was being considered for online publication as a guest commentary. 301 more words

Denver Dad

A Valentine's Day poem for my wonderful wife

It all began with a passionate kiss, after we’d belted out the words to The Jam’s Town Called Malice,

We talked and talked, put the world to rights, little did I know this would the greatest of life changing nights, 138 more words

12 months on since we completed the set

On Saturday my little boy turns one.

If he’d gone full term we’d actually be celebrating this milestone next month, but like his big sister he was too impatient to wait around in mum’s tummy. 480 more words

Potty Training

So I recently started trying to potty train my toddler. Trying being the key word. She will NOT go on the toilet. She sits on there and takes to me like she’s in a chair at the salon. 293 more words

Best Super Bowl Commercial

Everyone forms an opinion about the Super Bowl commercials, and I am no different. In the interest of honesty and transparency I want to admit that I did not watch the Super Bowl this year, so I didn’t see this commercial during a break. 190 more words

Stay-at-home Dad

Laid Bare

Does your child do this? Strip crayons of their wrapper; exposing the somewhat fragile, somewhat sticky inside, leaving piles of wax paper shrapnel in their wake? 85 more words

Stay-at-home Dad

Letter to my Daughter

I thought I had a while before I had to worry about boys, sex, drugs and other perfectly normal but still terrifying things that teenage girls go through. 1,063 more words